On 8/21/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Aug 2006 gwtmp01 / mac.com wrote:
> > A ordered hash implementation in the standard library would be better
> > than nothing.  Similar to the way that Set is not in Core but is in
> > the standard library.
> >
> > A literal syntax would be a bonus but of course would require a change
> > to core.
> not if
>
>    require 'orderedhash'
>
> __replaces__ the builtin Hash

Which, IIRC, no one but opponents to an (insertion) ordered
associative array with hash-like lookup has proposed seriously.

;)

-austin
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